7 days quiz: Who, what or where is the ‘Dutch reach’?

Warren Fyfe

It’s the weekly news quiz – have you been paying attention to what’s been going on in the world over the past seven days? Picture credits: Getty Images, Reuters, Nasa Join the conversation – find us on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-41270446

100 Women: ‘I didn’t mean to plead guilty’

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright AdvocAid “Miriam” grew up in Sierra Leone and didn’t go to school. As an adult, she struggled to read and write. When she was arrested for loitering, she misunderstood the offence and found herself in prison – but it was there that she had her first experience of the classroom. With some help, [...]

The Liverpool app that sidesteps the banks

Warren Fyfe

An Israeli company called Colu has launched a local digital currency in Liverpool, which aims to revitalise the local economy by cutting out the banks. Will it achieve more than paper local currencies have? To find out, Dougal Shaw followed the money trail. Large chains like Starbucks, Costa or McDonald’s, need not apply. This new [...]